Financial Assistance

MEMA Recovery Information:

Distaster relief resources and financial assistance information from the federal government and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-federal-disaster-declaration 



Unemployment & Social Security:

Guidance on what you should do if you become unemployed: https://www.mass.gov/guides/what-to-do-if-youve-become-unemployed-in-massachusetts 

Information concerning unemployment Insurance: https://www.mass.gov/unemployment-insurance-ui-online 

Social Security Information: https://socialsecurityofficenear.me/coronavirus-covid19/ 

IRS/Tax Information:

The due date for State and Federal income tax payments has been postponed from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020.

Relief for taxpayers: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-18.pdf 

Free File: https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free 

Where’s my refund? https://www.irs.gov/refunds 

IRS payment plans: https://www.irs.gov/payments/online-payment-agreement-application 

Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA): 

DTA offers Transitional Aid to families with Dependent children (TAFDC), Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled, and Children (EAEDC), and the State Supplement Program (SSP). 

Income assistance: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/check-tafdc-eligibility-and-how-to-apply 

Student Loans:

All borrowers with federally held student loans will have their payments automatically stopped from March 13, 2020 – Sept 30, 2020. 

Coronavirus and Forbearance Information for Students, Borrowers & Parents: https://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus